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Betty Blanton

Betty Blanton

Tuesday, January 7th, 1941 Thursday, July 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Betty Eloise Blanton (Childress)

Blacksburg -- Betty Eloise Childress Blanton, 78, of 221 Cherokee Ford Road, passed away Thursday, July 25th, 2019, at her residence.

Born in Radford, VA, she was the daughter of the late Claude Childress and Virginia Graham Childress. Mrs. Blanton retired as a Cook at Stouffers.

Mrs. Blanton is survived by one son, Anthony "Tony" Blanton of Blacksburg; one daughter, Danna Ann Blanton of the home; four grandchildren, Lauren Hollifield, Kesley Blanton, Edward Cogdell, and Timmy Philbeck, all of Blacksburg; three great-grandchildren, Ethan Cogdell, Colton Westmoreland, and Harlyn Westmoreland; one brother, Claude Swanson Childress, Jr. of Roanoak, VA; one sister, Connie Schuyler of Vinton, VA.

Mrs. Blanton was preceded in death by sons Allen Blanton and Naise Buford Blanton and one grandchild, Calvin Westmoreland.

Cryptside services will be on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Clingman Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 1219 East Cherokee Street, Blacksburg at 2:00 pm with Rev. Virgil Hampton officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

The family will be at the residence.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 28th, 2019 |
    Clingman Memorial Gardens
    1219 East Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, SC
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, July 28th, 2019
    After the service
  • Service

    Sunday, July 28th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Clingman Memorial Gardens
    1219 East Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, SC
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, July 28th, 2019
    Rev. Virgil Hampton
  • Interment

    Sunday, July 28th, 2019 |
    Clingman Memorial Gardens Mausoleum
    1219 East Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, South Carolina
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Sunday, July 28th, 2019

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John turner devine tx

Your in your place in heaven starting your new life . the family is in my prayers and GOD will give you the strength to carry on as. Betty would want you too . its hard when we loose our loved ones but someday soon we will all meet again w joy in that place God prepared for us also.
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Abby Junge

With love and hugs, Keeping you in my Prayers.
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Cline & Sondra Gore

Sorry to hear about your Mother's death. Hopefully, she is in a better place!
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